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From: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@redhat.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha@redhat.com>,
	viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	virtio-fs@redhat.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Virtio-fs] [PATCH 3/2] fs: simplify get_filesystem_list / get_all_fs_names
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 14:21:30 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210712182130.GC502004@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210708125936.GA319010@redhat.com>

On Thu, Jul 08, 2021 at 08:59:36AM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2021 at 05:06:36PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 07, 2021 at 05:04:04PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jun 30, 2021 at 07:36:01AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 04:50:48PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > > > > May be we should modify mount_block_root() code so that it does not
> > > > > require that extra "\0". Possibly zero initialize page and that should
> > > > > make sure list_bdev_fs_names() does not have to worry about it.
> > > > > 
> > > > > It is possible that a page gets full from the list of filesystems, and
> > > > > last byte on page is terminating null. In that case just zeroing page
> > > > > will not help. We can keep track of some sort of end pointer and make
> > > > > sure we are not searching beyond that for valid filesystem types.
> > > > > 
> > > > > end = page + PAGE_SIZE - 1;
> > > > > 
> > > > > mount_block_root()
> > > > > {
> > > > > 	for (p = fs_names; p < end && *p; p += strlen(p)+1) {
> > > > > 	}
> > > > > }
> > > > 
> > > > Maybe.  To honest I'd prefer to not even touch this unrelated code given
> > > > how full of landmines it is :)
> > > 
> > > Hi Christoph,
> > > 
> > > How about following patch. This applies on top of your patches. I noticed
> > > that Al had suggested to return number of filesystems from helper
> > > functions. I just did that and used that to iterate in the loop.
> > > 
> > > I tested it with a virtual block device (root=/dev/vda1) and it works.
> > > I also filled page with garbage after allocation to make sure natually
> > > occurring null is not there in the middle of page to terminate string.
> > > 
> > > If you like it, can you please incorporate it in your patches.
> > 
> > I noticed this will break with "root_fs_names=". Sorry, will have to
> > fix split_fs_names() as well. Will do.
> 
> Hi Christoph,
> 
> I fixed it. Now both split_fs_names() and list_bdev_fs_names() return
> count of fstype strings it placed in the buffer. And callers now
> use that count to loop (instead of relying on extra null byte at the
> end of the buffer).
> 
> I tested both nodev (virtiofs, 9p) and block dev rootfs (ext4) and
> it works for me. Please have a look.

Hi Christoph,

In case you are finding it hard to spend some time on these patches, I 
can take those patches, merge my changes and repost them.

Vivek

> 
> 
> ---
>  fs/filesystems.c   |    5 ++++-
>  include/linux/fs.h |    2 +-
>  init/do_mounts.c   |   35 +++++++++++++++++++++++------------
>  3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> 
> Index: redhat-linux/fs/filesystems.c
> ===================================================================
> --- redhat-linux.orig/fs/filesystems.c	2021-07-08 08:02:09.772766786 -0400
> +++ redhat-linux/fs/filesystems.c	2021-07-08 08:02:12.044860918 -0400
> @@ -209,10 +209,11 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(sysfs, int, option, unsi
>  }
>  #endif
>  
> -void __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size)
> +int __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size)
>  {
>  	struct file_system_type *p;
>  	size_t len;
> +	int count = 0;
>  
>  	read_lock(&file_systems_lock);
>  	for (p = file_systems; p; p = p->next) {
> @@ -226,8 +227,10 @@ void __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf
>  		memcpy(buf, p->name, len);
>  		buf += len;
>  		size -= len;
> +		count++;
>  	}
>  	read_unlock(&file_systems_lock);
> +	return count;
>  }
>  
>  #ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
> Index: redhat-linux/include/linux/fs.h
> ===================================================================
> --- redhat-linux.orig/include/linux/fs.h	2021-07-08 08:02:09.774766869 -0400
> +++ redhat-linux/include/linux/fs.h	2021-07-08 08:02:12.046861001 -0400
> @@ -3622,7 +3622,7 @@ int proc_nr_dentry(struct ctl_table *tab
>  		  void *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos);
>  int proc_nr_inodes(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
>  		   void *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos);
> -void __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size);
> +int __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size);
>  
>  #define __FMODE_EXEC		((__force int) FMODE_EXEC)
>  #define __FMODE_NONOTIFY	((__force int) FMODE_NONOTIFY)
> Index: redhat-linux/init/do_mounts.c
> ===================================================================
> --- redhat-linux.orig/init/do_mounts.c	2021-07-08 08:02:09.774766869 -0400
> +++ redhat-linux/init/do_mounts.c	2021-07-08 08:02:12.046861001 -0400
> @@ -338,14 +338,22 @@ __setup("rootflags=", root_data_setup);
>  __setup("rootfstype=", fs_names_setup);
>  __setup("rootdelay=", root_delay_setup);
>  
> -static void __init split_fs_names(char *page, char *names)
> +static int __init split_fs_names(char *page, char *names)
>  {
> -	strcpy(page, root_fs_names);
> -	while (*page++) {
> -		if (page[-1] == ',')
> -			page[-1] = '\0';
> +	int count = 0;
> +	char *p = page;
> +
> +	strcpy(p, root_fs_names);
> +	while (*p++) {
> +		if (p[-1] == ',')
> +			p[-1] = '\0';
>  	}
> -	*page = '\0';
> +	*p = '\0';
> +
> +	for (p = page; *p; p += strlen(p)+1)
> +		count++;
> +
> +	return count;
>  }
>  
>  static int __init do_mount_root(const char *name, const char *fs,
> @@ -391,15 +399,16 @@ void __init mount_block_root(char *name,
>  	char *fs_names = page_address(page);
>  	char *p;
>  	char b[BDEVNAME_SIZE];
> +	int num_fs, i;
>  
>  	scnprintf(b, BDEVNAME_SIZE, "unknown-block(%u,%u)",
>  		  MAJOR(ROOT_DEV), MINOR(ROOT_DEV));
>  	if (root_fs_names)
> -		split_fs_names(fs_names, root_fs_names);
> +		num_fs = split_fs_names(fs_names, root_fs_names);
>  	else
> -		list_bdev_fs_names(fs_names, PAGE_SIZE);
> +		num_fs = list_bdev_fs_names(fs_names, PAGE_SIZE);
>  retry:
> -	for (p = fs_names; *p; p += strlen(p)+1) {
> +	for (p = fs_names, i = 0; i < num_fs; p += strlen(p)+1, i++) {
>  		int err = do_mount_root(name, p, flags, root_mount_data);
>  		switch (err) {
>  			case 0:
> @@ -432,7 +441,7 @@ retry:
>  	printk("List of all partitions:\n");
>  	printk_all_partitions();
>  	printk("No filesystem could mount root, tried: ");
> -	for (p = fs_names; *p; p += strlen(p)+1)
> +	for (p = fs_names, i = 0; i < num_fs; p += strlen(p)+1, i++)
>  		printk(" %s", p);
>  	printk("\n");
>  	panic("VFS: Unable to mount root fs on %s", b);
> @@ -533,13 +542,15 @@ static int __init mount_nodev_root(void)
>  {
>  	char *fs_names, *fstype;
>  	int err = -EINVAL;
> +	int num_fs, i;
>  
>  	fs_names = (void *)__get_free_page(GFP_KERNEL);
>  	if (!fs_names)
>  		return -EINVAL;
> -	split_fs_names(fs_names, root_fs_names);
> +	num_fs = split_fs_names(fs_names, root_fs_names);
>  
> -	for (fstype = fs_names; *fstype; fstype += strlen(fstype) + 1) {
> +	for (fstype = fs_names, i = 0; i < num_fs;
> +	     fstype += strlen(fstype) + 1, i++) {
>  		if (!fs_is_nodev(fstype))
>  			continue;
>  		err = do_mount_root(root_device_name, fstype, root_mountflags,


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-12 18:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-21  6:26 support booting of arbitrary non-blockdevice file systems v2 Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-21  6:26 ` [PATCH 1/2] init: split get_fs_names Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-21 14:46   ` Al Viro
2021-06-21 14:51     ` Al Viro
2021-06-21 14:53     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-21 14:59       ` Al Viro
2021-06-21 15:09   ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-06-21 15:22     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-21  6:26 ` [PATCH 2/2] init: allow mounting arbitrary non-blockdevice filesystems as root Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-21 13:31 ` [Virtio-fs] support booting of arbitrary non-blockdevice file systems v2 Stefan Hajnoczi
2021-06-21 14:35 ` Vivek Goyal
2021-06-22  8:12 ` [PATCH 3/2] fs: simplify get_filesystem_list / get_all_fs_names Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-22  8:36   ` [Virtio-fs] " Stefan Hajnoczi
2021-06-29 20:50     ` Vivek Goyal
2021-06-30  5:36       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-06-30 17:33         ` Vivek Goyal
2021-07-07 21:04         ` Vivek Goyal
2021-07-07 21:06           ` Vivek Goyal
2021-07-08 12:59             ` Vivek Goyal
2021-07-12 18:21               ` Vivek Goyal [this message]
2021-07-13  5:40                 ` Christoph Hellwig

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